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HALLOWEEN CONTEST – VOTE!

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         THIS MONTH I’VE BEEN SCOURING THE VILLAGE FOR GREAT HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS – THE NEIGHBORS ARE RESTLESS (AND CREATIVE – VOTE YOUR FAVORITE (disclaimer: frog below discovered  in photographer’s house)          

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MY FATHER – ON WRITING

Writing books is easy! By Georgia Lee, from the diary of Emmett Lee            When my father, Emmett Lloyd Lee, turned 80, I gave him a guided journal “A Father’s Legacy – Your Life’s Story in … Continue reading

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PSYCHOTIC IN AMERICA – a mother speaks

“I’ve calculated numbers in our birthdays in a formula for exact dates of death. Mine is Tuesday. I’m working on yours. It’s genius. Continue reading

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MENTAL ILLNESS – a mother speaks

I’m crying as I write this. This past Easter Sunday – visiting hours at Peachford Hospital. I am alone. My son, 26, unshaven, shaking, in flip-flops and torn clothes he slept in, sits alone at a table, peeling a tangerine. … Continue reading

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BRIEF CANDLES – AN HOUR ONSTAGE

At the end of life, the very old shrink into child-size imitations of the towering adults their children knew. Not my parents, I would have thought as a child, if I’d ever imagined such a thing. Not my parents. Those … Continue reading

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THE JOYS OF UNEMPLOYMENT – with added video content!!!

THE JOYS OF UNEMPLOYMENT – with added video content!!!.

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THE JOYS OF UNEMPLOYMENT – with added video content!!!

HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB  To: “Aging” Baby Boomers, still gainfully employed. From: “Aging” Baby Boomer, jobless, no prospects Re: Effective immediately: Embrace your inevitable lay-off AGE, UNEMPLOYMENT AND OXYMORONS The Sixties’ adage – “don’t … Continue reading

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GO SHOP AND DROP A FEW – YOU’LL FEEL BETTER

So, I’m have depression – Chronic. Clinical. Diagnosed. No-joke hideous, insidious crippling depression. I’m supposed to say “I HAVE depression, but I am NOT my depression. I’m grateful for my depression – it is my greatest teacher.”  So, I just said … Continue reading

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Begin a yoga practice at georgialeesaysnamaste.com

Emerson – The New Day is too dear…. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. He is rich who owns the day, and no one owns the day who allows it to … Continue reading

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HOW TO BE A FAMOUS WRITER – AT THE ATLANTA WRITERS CONFERENCE

At The Atlanta Writers Conference, strife, confusion and downright frustration were recurring themes that apply not only to writers, but also to human beings, even the seemingly normal ones.   “When do I get off this merry-go-round?” said one attendee … Continue reading

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